The Codex Alimentarius Commission was created in 1963 by FAO and WHO to develop food standards, guidelines and related texts such as codes of practice under the Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme.
Uniform food standards for use governments throughout the world that are developed by the Food and Agricultural Organization and the World Health Organization.
The Codex Alimentarius, or the food code, was established by the United Nations and the World Health Organization in partnership with national governments to formulate and harmonize food standards and ensure their global implementation. The Codex Alimentarius database contains an up-to-date archive of meetings as well as all information and publications related to the development of the code.
A World Health Organization body that develops standards for food safety and international food trade.
This is the "food code," consisting of standards, codes of practice, guidelines, and recommendations for producing and processing food. It is administered by the Codex Alimentarius Commission
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and World Health Organization have developed a set of guidelines for organically produced food as part of an overall international project known as Codex Alimentarius. The Codex guidelines for organic food labeling are used to help various countries establish a consistent set of laws and to help harmonize different existing national standards. In the event of an international dispute, the World Trade Organization is expected to treat the Codex Alimentarius guidelines as neutral and consensus based.
A set of standards established by the WHO/FAO for the composition and labeling of foods including special dietary foods.
an international food safety code used for the purposes of GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) and NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) and other international trade treaties.
Latin for 'food code' It is a code of food standards for all nations, developed by an international commission established in 1962 when the FAO and the WHO recognised the need for international standards to guide the world's growing food industry and to protect the health of consumers. The standards contain "requirements for food aimed at ensuring the consumer a sound, wholesome food product free from adulteration and correctly labelled and presented".
The Codex Alimentarius (Latin for "food law", "food code", or "food book") is a collection of internationally recognized standards, codes of practice, guidelines and other recommendations relating to foods, food production and food safety under the aegis of consumer protection. Officially, it is maintained by the Codex Alimentarius Commission. Their laws were then adopted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1963 to protect the health of consumers and ensure fair practices in the international food trade.